Dell R710 - assign dedicated NIC to a VM


Dec 11, 2018
Hi newbie question coming - Sorry?

On my Dell R710 I have CentOS 7 host and using VirtualBox for VM's but so far unable to assign a VM to a dedicated NIC ?

My question is can Proxmox be used as the host OS and then assign a dedicated NIC to a VM ?

Any suggestions are most welcome!

This can be achieved, by using PCI-passthrough to a virtual machine (which is included in our GUI, with PVE 5.3 (released last week) :)

The functionality depends very much on the hardware (especially the mainboard and the NICs) - you need to make sure that a NIC (or a virtual function of a NIC) is in a IOMMU group of its own.

Check our our reference documentation on the topic:
I discovered that creating a linux bridge for each interface gave the solution i needed!


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